Michel Cayouette joined Telesat as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and is responsible for all corporate financial matters, treasury and risk management. Mr. Cayouette joined Telesat from Gordon Blake, LLC where he was Managing Partner.
Mr. Cayouette has more than 15 years of experience in the global telecommunications industry, having held senior finance positions at companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Cayouette has served as CFO at various companies, including Teleglobe Communications Corporation, Orbcomm Global, TIW Asia, and FLAG Telecom. His past responsibilities have included finance, operations, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate strategy.
Mr. Cayouette is a chartered accountant and a certified public accountant. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Montreal (École des Hautes Études Commerciales).